plenipotent

[pluh-nip-uh-tuh nt]
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adjective

invested with or possessing full power.

Origin of plenipotent

First recorded in 1650–60, plenipotent is from the Medieval Latin word plēnipotent- (stem of plēnipotēns). See plenum, -i-, potent1
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Historical Examples of plenipotent

  • Where is the abode, and what is the origin of this plenipotent conjurer?

    The Red Debt

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British Dictionary definitions for plenipotent

plenipotent

adjective

a less common word for plenipotentiary
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